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Penang Han Chiang Associated Chinese Schools Association Board of Directors looking on as Chinese Consul-General Wu Jun (third from right) is briefed by lecturer Yap Geng Jin on the College buildings.

During the 15th century, when Admiral Cheng Ho visited Southeast Asia, the name “Penang” was already on the navigation map. Soon after the British established Penang as its trading post following the landing of Captain Francis Light in 1786, there was an influx of Chinese immigrants to Penang. Penang was one of the first states in Malaya where the Chinese immigrants settled. With perseverance and diligence, the Chinese contributed to the growth of early Penang. To understand the history of the Chinese community in Penang, the Han Chiang’s Chinese Heritage Centre is a good start.

 

 

Han Chiang’s Chinese Heritage Centre

Han Chiang’s Chinese Heritage Centre has six exhibition halls and a resource room.
The Centre was officially opened on 29 June, 2003.
The upgrading and expansion of the Centre was completed in July 2010 and is now open to the public.

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Visiting time

Exhibition Hall

Monday to Friday: 2.00pm-4.00pm

Saturday,  Sunday and Public Holiday : 2.00pm-5.00pm

Resource Room

Monday to Friday: 9.00pm-6.00pm